Millsboro railroad project to close Del. 24 intersections

MILLSBORO — Information has been announced regarding a railroad crossing upgrade in early October that will require a week to 10-day closure of one of the primary east/west arteries through the heart of Millsboro. Closure at the Main Street/Washington Street crossings at the Del. 24 split intersecting Monroe Street and Railroad Avenue is scheduled to […]

Millsboro’s Warren’s Mill collapsing; town weighs options

MILLSBORO — Time, weather and termites have exacted a huge toll on Warren’s Mill, the greater Millsboro area’s last-known standing gristmill. Town of Millsboro officials anticipate the century-old, deteriorating structure nestled along Betts Pond Road may soon be coming down, either via a natural collapse or through planned demolition. Initial estimates for structure demolition and […]

Millsboro moves forward with holiday plans

MILLSBORO — Town leaders don’t want to be Grinches, especially during the challenging coronavirus pandemic. Nor do they want to take the treat out of Halloween. On Tuesday night, Town Council gave the green light to proceed with tentative plans for Halloween on Oct. 31 and a Christmas parade/tree-lighting event Dec. 5. “As I think […]

Police: Heroin, methamphetamine found in stop

MILLSBORO — A traffic stop for following too closely brought the arrest of a 35-year-old Millsboro woman on drug charges Wednesday afternoon, authorities Delaware State Police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Amber N. Monroe was driving southbound on Long Neck Road approaching School Lane when stopped at approximately 2:20 p.m. A vehicle search brought […]

Check on welfare leads to drug arrest

MILLSBORO — A 43-year-old Lewes man was charged with drug offenses following a traffic stop for a check on his welfare, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper said. The alleged incident took place at approximately 8:30 p.m. as troopers were patrolling in the area of Long Neck Road, according to authorities. A vehicle […]

Traffic stop in Millsboro yields drugs, arrest

MILLSBORO — A 33-year-old Millsboro man was arrested and charged with felony drug offenses following a Friday night traffic stop on Indian Mission Road, authorities said. According to Delaware State Police, a trooper first saw a Buick passenger car following a vehicle too closely at approximately 5:31 p.m. and a driver later identified as Eric […]

Best Bets: Millsboro youth lends voice to big-screen animated film

It’s good to have friends in high places. Twelve-year-old Lynden Prosser found that out recently when his big-screen voice debut almost never happened. The young actor from Millsboro has one of the main roles in the English-dubbed version of the 2019 Japanese animated film “Children of the Sea.” “Originally, the film was supposed to come […]

Laurel woman arrested on drug and child endangerment charges after pursuit in Millsboro

On Sunday morning, the Delaware State police arrested 37-year-old Jacklyn Dellandre of Laurel near Millsboro after she led troopers on a pursuit with a juvenile in her car. At about 11:10 a.m. a silver Ford Focus was observed speeding on Laurel Road. An officer attempted to make a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled onto […]

Millsboro man leads police on chase in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN — On Saturday night, the Delaware State Police arrested a Millsboro man in Georgetown after he led them on a chase. At about 10:34 p.m. on Saturday night, Tevon Savage of Millsboro was observed speeding at 64 mph in a 45 mph zone on Park Avenue in Georgetown. The driver failed to stop for […]

Wreath laying for veterans in Millsboro still on for December

MILLSBORO — An encore performance matching 2019’s historic wreath-laying ceremony at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery may be out of the question. But there’s no question about the passion, respect and love for America’s veterans. “I know widows and widowers that have a husband or wife buried there at that cemetery, and that $15 they spend […]